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Top five dates that don’t break the bank

Top five dates that don’t break the bank

Jacob Meyer

September 15, 2018


Filed under Food, Photography, Showcase, The Wolf

College is hard. Dating is harder. Don’t mistake 50-Cent Night or Wine Wednesday for a night out on the town. If you need a romance that doesn’t leave you emotionally and financially broken, then look no further. I’ve got five simple dates that will save you money and prepare you for potential...

Meet the Tulane & Loyola skateboarders

Meet the Tulane & Loyola skateboarders

Kaylie Saidin

September 15, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photography, Showcase, The Wolf

In every urban city, skaters and skateboard culture can be found. Despite New Orleans’ decrepit roads and bountiful potholes, the members of the community still find a way to do what they love. Anyone who's been to Loyola or Tulane’s campus has seen the skateboarders near the infamous “wall...

The Wolf horoscopes for the soul

The Wolf horoscopes for the soul

Osama Ayyad

September 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

Leo (July 22 – Aug. 23) You may question your natural “joie de vivre” and self-confidence as you approach this new chapter in your life, don’t. It’s okay to shut out people if they are too much for you. Stay away from confining spaces, wet weather and embrace the Louis...

Westboro Baptist Church protest throwback

Westboro Baptist Church protest throwback

Jacob Meyer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

  June 28 is not a date which will live in infamy. No, for those of us in the Loyola community, it is a date which we remember fondly as having welcomed those who purport to bring news of our damnation with open arms so that we could smother them with a message of love and acceptance for all. ...

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Madison Mcloughlin and Kaylie Saidin

September 12, 2018


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Nightlife, Showcase, The Wolf

College may be a time for studying, but it’s also a time for making memories...or nights you won't remember. Uptown New Orleans offers a wide selection of bars for students to enjoy themselves in. So grab your gang and swipe right on the bar that suits your mood!    

5 brunch spots to feed your soul

5 brunch spots to feed your soul

Paulina Picciano

April 14, 2018


Filed under Food, Showcase, The Wolf

Brunch is the key to happiness. And for those of you who think I’m exaggerating, take a second and think about it. Brunch, more so than any other meal time, is dedicated to slowing down for just a moment to really be mindful and think about the week we’ve had, eat an amazing meal and enjoy good company....

Loyola performers share what it’s like to manage careers with studies

Loyola performers share what it’s like to manage careers with studies

Vanessa Alvarado

April 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Music, Showcase, The Wolf

Derek Taylor and Skylar Allen are two student performers making a name for themselves, both as separate artists and collaborators, outside the Loyola sphere. Growing up on different sides of the country, the friends met at Loyola and have quickly made their own fan bases and gotten a taste of what i...

5 out-of-the-way record stores to visit in New Orleans

5 out-of-the-way record stores to visit in New Orleans

Caleb Beck

April 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

While I don’t have the funds for buying records like I did in high school, I live for the rare day when I can scrape two coins together (or ignore a meal) and get my hands on a new LP. Thankfully, the Crescent City is quite a haven for cratediggers and, even more opportune, there are SOME shops that...

Exercise caution when it comes to signing that first year lease

Exercise caution when it comes to signing that first year lease

Caleb Beck

February 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

Imagine leaving the confines of student housing to sign off on a bigger jail than you just got out of. Try idealizing your first legitimate apartment and the ways you’ll accent it, the place you’ll cohabitate with friends you’ve made, only to be plagued with rat infestations, roaches, broken...

Students share their experiences and advice for dealing with unusual New Orleans weather

Students share their experiences and advice for dealing with unusual New Orleans weather

Monica Ruiz

February 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

New Orleans is known for plenty of things, but cold weather is most certainly not one of them. So on Wednesday, Jan. 13, when snow was in the forecast, it was difficult to be sure how to handle it. Many problems arise with freezing temperatures, something few southerners are equipped to deal with. “The...

Upperclassmen reflect back on their time living in Biever as future freshmen classes continue to grow

Upperclassmen reflect back on their time living in Biever as future freshmen classes continue to grow

Seán Brennan

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

It was Michael Olausen’s first weekend of classes as a resident assistant for the university when Hurricane Isaac cut a destructive path over New Orleans in August 2012. Anyone on campus who could not evacuate before the storm was sent into lockdown in Biever Hall, Loyola’s freshmen-only residence...

Here’s what you need to know about common Mardi Gras traditions

Here’s what you need to know about common Mardi Gras traditions

Emma Gilheany

February 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

As I am sure you can tell by the purple, green and gold everywhere, Mardi Gras season has arrived. This may be your first experience with Mardi Gras, or maybe you are a seasoned parade goer with strong opinions about the neutral ground side versus sidewalk side. As a New Orleans local and an avid parade...

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